How to Deal with Negative Coworkers All Day

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Even if you love your job, negative coworkers can make you dread coming in every day. It can be exhausting to deal with a constant onslaught of negativity, bringing down your mood and harming morale throughout the team. Luckily, there are things you can do to handle negative coworkers. Here are four examples of issues… Read more »


Don’t Be Afraid to Leave a Job You Hate

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Many professionals assume that, if they ended up in a job they genuinely despised, they’d be able to walk away with ease. However, that often isn’t the case. Even if the idea of staying in that position is terrifying, the thought of leaving can be just as scary. After all, making a change means venturing… Read more »


Best Practices for Negotiating a Salary

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Whether you have a job offer in hand or are preparing for a possible promotion, you may be faced with a salary negotiation. Often, professionals find this set daunting, as it can feel a bit confrontational. Luckily, it is possible to handle a salary negotiation professionally and with relative ease. Here are a few best… Read more »


How to Write a Thank You Email After an Interview

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Sending a thank you email after an interview is critical. It gives you a chance to make a final, positive impression. Plus, since not all candidates take this step, it can help you stand out from the competition. However, it is also vital that you craft your email the right way. Certain approaches are more… Read more »


Helpful Skills to Have as a Research Scientist

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If you want to be a successful research scientist, certain skills are incredibly valuable, and not just those that focus on technical capabilities. While a strong educational background in your field and research laboratory procedures is undoubtedly a must, as well as relevant experience for roles beyond entry-level, bringing certain traits to the table can… Read more »


What to Expect in Your Technical Interview

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If you are an IT professional looking for a new position, there is a good chance that you’ll need to take part in a technical interview. Technical interviews are different from traditional interviews. They are a rigorous process where you have to demonstrate your skills in front of the hiring manager, solving problems, and explaining… Read more »


Where Can a Manufacturing Job Take You?

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When you accept an entry-level manufacturing job, it’s common to wonder where it can take you. While the manufacturing industry may be shrinking, there is a lot of advancement potential, particularly as Baby Boomers continue to retire out of more senior roles.  Moving up in your manufacturing career is possible, particularly if you take the… Read more »


How to Know Your Worth Before Heading into a Salary Negotiation

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Before you head into your next salary negotiation, it’s important to know what your skills and experience are worth. Many professionals struggle to get an accurate estimate, either because they don’t know where to look or make inappropriate comparisons.  Luckily, it is possible to get a solid grasp on your worth. Here’s how.  Know What… Read more »


Beat the Heat with These Helpful Safety Tips

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This year, many areas of the country have already been dealing with abnormally high heat. High temperatures can be fatal. Hundreds of people die from heat-related conditions each and every year, and many more are sickened by the high temperatures. The vast majority of these deaths and illnesses are completely preventable.  By taking the proper precautions, it is possible… Read more »


6 Ways to Advance Your Career

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Most professionals have aspirations beyond their current role. However, career advancement is never a guarantee. You might night have a chance to move up without some effort. Essentially, advancing your career is something you need to pursue, not just wait for it to happen.  Luckily, certain steps can significantly increase your chances of moving forward. With that… Read more »